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Lafayette Square House Decorated for Holidays

I truly can’t wait to see all your decorations around the neighborhood!

I don’t decorate for the holidays. There. I said it.  I know it’s the most wonderful time of the year and it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and…

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Concerts in the Park

The silence was deafening in 2020. We all felt it and knew why, but, having boomeranged back to St. Louis after being gone for four years, moving back into the…

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Gateway Cup Bike Races – Tour de Lafayette

It’s another sign of the times of pre-COVID life returning – the Tour de Lafayette returns on September 3, serving as the unofficial end of summer, the beginning of Labor…

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History

1967 – Tales From Two Lafayette Square Pharmacies

Lafayette Square is conveniently located. You can reach three different interstate highways, headed to who-knows-where, within a couple of minutes. If you want to access I-44 West, about 200 feet…

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1971: The Lafayette Square Restoration Plan

The New York Times of May 27, 2021 has a fascinating study into the long term social and economic costs of America’s drive to accommodate the automobile after World War…

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Using The Lafayette Square Searchable Archives

A benefit to living in Lafayette Square is our searchable archives, full of neighborhood information and history, down to the house and street and year, and who’s who and why,…

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Lafayette Park

History of the Lafayette Park Fence

An LPC Presentation; November 14, 3:00 pm The Lafayette Park Conservancy presents A History of the Lafayette Park Fence in its autumn speaker series; Sunday, October 14, 2021 at the…

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1968: A Black Hip Session In Lafayette Park

An officially sanctioned “black hip session” seemed unlikely in Lafayette Park during the summer of 1968, but it happened. There have been books written about the single year significance of…

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Earth Day In Lafayette Park

As the Google Doodle of the day below reminds us, this is Earth Week and Thursday was Earth Day (40th in all, I think.) Lafayette Park celebrated the planting of…

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Lafayette Square Restoration Committee

Lafayette Square House Decorated for Holidays

I truly can’t wait to see all your decorations around the neighborhood!

I don’t decorate for the holidays. There. I said it.  I know it’s the most wonderful time of the year and it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and…

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Strategic Plan Launched November 15, 2020 (Replay of Virtual Meeting)

In early 2019 the Lafayette Square Restoration Committee voted to fund the preparation of a five year Strategic Plan for the Lafayette Square neighborhood. Input was solicited from residents, social…

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Lafayette Square Restoration Committee to Accept Proposals for Website Design

As one of the initiatives outlined in the newly released Strategic Plan for Lafayette Square, the LSRC has committed to a complete redesign of their website. It is encouraged for…

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